Is The Bacon Fad Over?
By Melissa McEwen in Food on Mar 15, 2014 4:30PM
Is it because the news has been inundated with stories about studies that vindicate at least some of bacon’s previously-feared elements like saturated fat? Or because chefs continue to churn out delicious bacon dishes? According to Datassential, 67.5 percent of restaurants now have at least one bacon item, a percentage that has continued to grow.
As prices are set to drop again, will we see bacon continue its reign of meaty dominance? Hedge fund investors are saying no, with their bets on hog prices declining.
Are you tired of bacon yet? If economic trends in meat portend anything for food in Chicago, chicken is going to become more and more popular.
Bacon better watch its back.